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Top 10 Psychological Thrillers of All Time

It's a creative brilliance to portrait the story of humans different from ordinary men. These movies and their makers have wonderfully succeeded in making those. Here is the list of world's best psycho-thrillers..


Se7en (1995)

Directed by David Fincher
 With Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, Andrew Kevin Walker.

Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi.

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Directed by Jonathan Demme
 With Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A

 Bonney, Kasi Lemmons. A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.

Mulholland Drive (2001)

Directed by David Lynch
With Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Ann Miller

 After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

Memento (2000)

Directed by Christopher Nolan
 With Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior

 A man creates a strange system to help him remember things; so he can hunt for the murderer of his wife without his short-term memory loss being an obstacle.

Oldboy (2003)

Directed by Chan-wook Park
With Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang, Dae-han Ji

After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in 5 days.

Caché (Hidden) (2005)

Directed by Michael Haneke
With Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, Maurice Bénichou, Annie Girardot

 A married couple is terrorized by a series of surveillance videotapes left on their front porch.

Black Swan (2010)

Directed by Darren Aronofsky
With Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Winona Ryder

 A ballet dancer wins the lead in 'Swan Lake' and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.

The Game (1997)

**Directed by David Fincher
With Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn, James Rebhorn
Wealthy San Francisco financier Nicholas Van Orton gets a strange birthday present from wayward brother Conrad: a live-action game that consumes his life.

The Machinist (2004)

Directed by Brad Anderson
 With Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, John Sharian

 An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity.

Gone Girl (2014)

Directed by David Fincher
 With Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

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